The Gentleman’s Club:
The Pub, first Monday of the month. Beer and a roast lunch. Info: 053-211-550,
email [email protected]
The Chiang Mai International Women’s Book Club:
English speaking book lovers. 7 p.m, last Monday of month. [email protected]
Hash House Harriers Monday Hash
(Bi-weekly): Male only hash, presently, runs start @ 5.30 PM. Directions can be
found on a notice board near the male toilet @ Number 1 Bar. Free bus to the run
departs Mokador Caffe Bar Lounge, opposite Wat Phra Singh @ 4.15 PM. Free bus to
the run departs Number 1 bar @ 4.30 PM., Dyke Converter on 0817241313.
Informal Northern Thai
January 18th 2011 - 19:30. At the Alliance Française - Chiang Mai. « Killing
the Mekong Dam by Dam » Directed by Tom Fawthrop
Chiang Mai Computer Club:
meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m. at D’Lite Food and Bakery, directly across from
Quiz Night at The Olde
Bell, 8.30 p.m.
087-811-9468, [email protected]
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. 084-485-0100,
Open Mike night at North
Gate Jazz Co-Op:
every Tuesday. 10 p.m. Chang Puak Gate.
Dutch community in Chiang
Mai: Evening get-together every 1st Tuesday of the month,
Hash House Harriers
(Bi-weekly): Male only hash every other Tuesday. Pick up point is Mokador
opposite Wat Phra Singh at 16.00 Great running great fun and raise a beer with
What a Reiki Energy
Massage can do for your Health and
Wellbeing by Cory Croymans-Plaghki, Wednesday 19 January 6.00 p.m. at the
Holiday Inn Hotel. 318/1 Chiangmai-Lamphun Road, Tambon Wat Kate
Support group for those having problems with healthy relationships with others.
Every Wednesday, 7:00 p.m., Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. 085-863-9898
The Royal British Legion,
Chiang Mai. Social meetings 1st and 3rd Wednesday each month, 7 p.m. at The Olde
Bell British Pub on Loi Khroh Road. Not just for UK ex-servicemen and women, but
for anyone who supports the Legion’s aims and objectives. New members welcome.
Chiang Mai Chess Club:
7pm, Wednesdays, The Pub, on Huay Kaew Rd. All welcome. John on 085-7109-926.
Open Mike Night at the UN
Irish Pub every
Wednesday, from 8.30 p.m. Instruments provided or bring your own, Lindsay on 089
Chiang Mai Friends:
The last Wednesday of every month. [email protected] or 053-206121.
Indie Fusion Music at
Every Wednesday from 7 -9 PM. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Photographic
Wednesdays at 7.00 pm every fortnight in The Red Mango Bar and all those with an
interest in photography, be it film or digital are warmly invited. For details
of meeting dates please visit
www.cmpg.igroops.com. Meetings are
conducted in English but all nationalities are welcome.
Expats Ladies Lunch:
Thursday, January 20, The lunch buffet at the Grandview Hotel, on the
Superhighway, about 500 meters north of Huey Kaew Rd. 11:45 am. 160 baht. Cost
includes water, coffee and tea and a modest tip. [email protected] for
Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. in the YMCA’s Nawarat Room. Info:
084-485-0100, [email protected]hoo.com.
Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM
Quiz Night at the UN Irish
Meditate with the Green
in the tradition of Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. Thursdays from 7:30
to 9:00 pm at the Yoga Studio 65/1 Arak Road. Beginners welcome.
[email protected] [email protected] .
Open night at Sangdee
are welcome to perform. Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5 from 8 PM.
Networking One and the
British Chamber of Commerce
are holding a Networking evening at the Rachamankha Hotel. SME Forum starts at
5:30 PM with Chris Thatcher of the BCCT SME Group and Graham MacDonald, Chairman
of the BCCT. Networking starts at 6:30 PM Thursday, Feb. 3.
Love songs, bubbly &
Gracey performs at Mokador on February 10, wine and chocolate tasting with wines
from Italasia and chocolate from the Belgium Chocolate Company. Tickets 400 baht
available at Mokador 3/11 Samlan Road, directly across from Wat Prasingh;
Critical Mass Chiang Mai
Bicycle Ride -
Everyone on a bike, unicycle, skateboard, or roller-blades is invited to join
the ride, beginning at 8:30 p.m. at Thapae Gate on the last Friday of every
month to celebrate cycling and assert cyclists’ right to the road. Short ride
around Chiang Mai with drinks to follow. [email protected]
The Textile Art Group:
first Friday of the month, noon, at The Dome Residence on Huey Kaew. Weaving,
batik, embroidery, etc. [email protected]
Jing Jai Market Walking Street, every Thursday and Friday from 5 to 11 PM.
Alliance Francaise Films:.
Friday, January 21st, 8 PM La Bete Humaine (1938) By Jean Renoir. Friday,
January 28th, 8 PM Quai Des Orfevres (1947) by Henri-Georges Clouzot.
Film Fridays at Sangdee
and join us at 7:30pm every Friday for a film, hand-picked by a member of our
A Piano Recital by Nitinun
CRK Recital Hall, Payap University (Kaew Nawarat Campus) Donations Appreciated.
January 21, 7:30 PM.
Lace and Leather Ladies
night out at Miguel’s Nong Hoi:
February 12. Contact [email protected] for reservations.
Chiang Mai Friends Group 3rd Anniversary
plus the “ Foreigners Day: January 22nd JJ
Hobby Market. 6 pm. Email for tickets : [email protected] pick up in
advance at Boutique Travel Service Office. 44/3 Sridonchai Rd.
Annual charity concert to
benefit Viengping Orphanage at the Four Seasons Hotel
January 22. H.E. ML Usni Pramoj, Privy Councilor and renowned musician has
graciously donated his talents to support this important charity. He will
perform selections from Haydn and his own composition. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m.
with an hour long concert to follow. Tickets 850 baht or 1,300 ++ for dinner.
[email protected] seasons.com. 053-298-181.
Nuvo live at Kad Suan Kaew,
January 29. 1,200, 800 and 400 baht. Tickets are available at Information desk,
Kad Suan Kaew.
Support group open to those affected by alcoholism in a relative or friend.
Every Saturday, 4:00-5:00 p.m, Seven Fountains, 97 Huey Kaew Rd. Info:
087-300-4668, .alanonthailand.org, @alanonthailand.org..
Chiang Mai Expats Club:
4th Saturday of every month, 10 a.m. until 12:30, 100 baht per member, 150 baht
Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga
holds Experience in Meditation every Saturday 3 p.m-4:30 p.m. at 218/6 Chotana
Hash House Harriers:
Saturday - hash which runs every Saturday at 5pm until October. Time is move
forward due to lack of daylight after October. Catch a free bus at 4pm from The
Hash Pub in Kampaengdin Road phone 053-449695 or Hash House in Moon Muang Road.
Every Saturday at 7 PM behind CMU Art Center.
Current Exhibitions & Shows:
Mae Chaem traditional
handmade skirt festival: Mae Chaem, January 31- Feb 1.
Pai Reggae International
Music Festival #6: 21 January 2011 - 23 January. Huay Tung Tao Lake. 1,500 baht
(3 days) and 600 baht (2 days) available at www.thaiticketmajor.com.081 824
Chiang Mai Photographic
Group: Exhibition of Members’ Work 2011: 90 works by 15 photographers. 2nd
Floor, Northern Village, Central Airport Plaza, January 15th – 30th
Mahakad Festival, Epic
Arts in the Market until January 31. Warorot Market, community based arts
festival. 9am to 6pm. Free admission. Call 08-1111-9621 or 05-389-0213, or
Flora Fest at Royal Flora
Ratchaphruek: until February 6.
The Emperor’s Old Clothes,
An Exhibition of 19th Century Chinese Clothing: until 6 February 2011. Monday to
Saturday (closed Sundays) 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. Upstairs Gallery. Lost Heavens.
228-234 Thapae Road. 080–129–2637. Free Admission – All Welcome
CMU Arts Center Winter
Festival 1st CMU Arts Center Winter Festival until March at Chiang Mai
University Art Center.
Complex Promotion: special promotion for newly opened Playhouse show. Aopi 08 40
20 45 63. [email protected]
Impressions of My Travels
Art Exhibition at Sangdee Gallery, Sirimangkalajarn Soi 5.
Affection for Reflection:
The solo exhibition, Until February 7. at Galerie Panisa, 189 Mahidol Road, opp.
Toyota showroom near Chiang Mai Int’l Airport
The Floral Miracle of
Chiang Mai; Until 14 February 2011 at 80th Anniversary Commemoration Garden. 053
Bor Sang Umbrella
Festival: 21-23 January: parade of beautiful parasols and umbrellas and a Miss
Bor Sang contest. San Kamphaeng.
The U.S. Consulate
encourages all American citizens to register with the US Consulate General.
register and/or update your current information. American Citizens are reminded
that all services are provided by appointment only. To make an appointment or
view additional information on our services,
“De Mortuis: the story the
Chiang Mai Foreign Cemetery”
: Stories of the 150 persons buried in the foreigners’ cemetery since 1898 a
pocket history of some aspects of Chiang Mai life and of some of the foreigners
who lived and died there. 200 baht, available at the Cemetery, The Pub, Tuskers,
The Writers Club, Darling Wine Bar, Gymkhana Club. Or, by post A. C. Tucker, PO
Box 228 CMU, Chiang Mai 50202. Cheques to “A. C. Tucker” Baht 230 (mailed to
Thailand), 5.50 £, and US$ 9.00 (worldwide).These donations used for maintenance
and upkeep of cemetery.
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1 p.m., Building 11, behind McCormick Hospital.
086-194-6300 or 081-027-6836
Baha’i Faith -Why
?: Mike or Rose 08 7305 4006 or Nasser 0817 652 003/053252382
Sri Sathya Sai Baba,
spiritual master. Study and discussion group for Chiang Mai devotees. Info: 053
261 582 or 08 1473 0430, 8 AM to 10 PM
BOOKZ: A wellness series
of book presentations:
through February, 2011. Sponsored by the Ayurveda and Holistic Healing
Foundation, BOOKZ will be held the first and third Thursday of each month at
10:30 am. BOOKZ will be hosted by Shari Brown, writer, reader, and certified
wellness coach. Herbal tea and biscuits will be served. Everyone is invited,
free of charge. At the Ayurveda and Holistic Healing Foundation offices, 98/6
Highway1317, Chiangmai Mae-on highway (San Kampaeng Road), next to Wasabe
Japanese Restaurant and across from Jing Jing Thai Restaurant. Nirat at 053
Chiang Mai Bridge Club:
The Pub on Huay Kaew Road. Sunday, 1:15 pm, duplicate bridge. Monday, 12:45 pm,
bridge coaching session. Wednesday, 12:45 pm, duplicate bridge. Friday, 12:45
pm, relaxed duplicate bridge. [email protected]
Dining Out Group:
Once a fortnight, alternating between Western and Asian food. 100 baht - 500
baht per head. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Readers & Book
Monthly over lunch to discuss a previously agreed book. [email protected]
Monthly at Tuskers.:[email protected]
Chiang Mai Gay and Lesbian
Error! Hyperlink reference not valid..
Courses, classes, educational opportunities
courses now in Chiang Mai:
Art classes at ArtSpace on
and Intermediate level oil painting classes ongoing at ArtSpace. Classes are
limited to 5 students Wednesday evenings and Thursday mornings. Laura
[email protected] or visit www. artspacechiangmai.com
Reiki training courses:
all [email protected] or www.asianhealingartscenter.com
D & M Music Studio
in cooperation With Embassy Of Austria and Siam Music Yamaha presents Mozart
Piano Concerto and Sonata Competition. Deadline for application and DVD 23
April, 2011. To be held at Siam Music Yamaha Auditorium near BTS National
Stadium Bangkok. June 6-9, 2011. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Amateur Golf
January. 12.00 pm Register to join tournament 33,995 baht at Green Valley Club
Northern Thailand Off Road
January 22 in Fang, Chiang Mai Province
January 15-23:. On 15th January, Economics Mini Marathon at Payap University,
call 053 851 478. On 16th January, Vieng Kum Kam Mini Marathon at Saraphee, call
053 321 253. On 23th January, 24th Chiang Mai Christian School Mini Marathon at
Chiang Mai Christian School, call 053 241 503.
Every Tuesday from 2-4 PM
at the Municipal Stadium Badminton Hall. Open to all. 20 baht/session.
Tai Chi Classes:
Yang & Chen style Tai Chi guide you to find internal soft Chi flow and intensive
energy in your own body! 085-5211-528, [email protected]
ages taught in your own home, private lessons by World Master Tom Zuza, 8th Dan.
083 476 1752, [email protected]
Tai Chi Classes:
Experienced Tai Chi Sifu gives lessons. 084-600-5268, [email protected]
Chiang Mai Rock Climbing
offering 20 percent discounts on outdoor equipment.Rock climbing technique and
equipment demonstrations, a pull up contest, rocking climbing contest, and cave
demonstrations. 053-207-102: [email protected] 55/3 Ratchapakinai Rd,
Tai Chi – Chi-Kung
every Monday and
Wednesday 8 am at Suan Buak Hat Public Park by Master Patrick Stahl. 085 276
4700. [email protected] or
Monday/Wednesday 5.30 p.m, Free. CMU’s Student Services building. Karatedo Fed.
Wado-kaj karate. [email protected]
Yang style Tai Chi class
for beginners/intermediate students. Tuesdays
and Thursdays from 8:45 AM to 10:45 AM at Hillside 4 Condo, 4th floor, exercise
room. Call 0899-5553-350 or www.taichichiangmai.com. Private classes also
Chiang Mai University Judo
Times at the Gym: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 830 AM to 10:30 AM. Contact
Khun Nigel 0819264210. [email protected]
Chiang Mai Fencing Club
Grand Opening is Friday, December 31st at 5pm. New students and experienced
fencers are welcome to sign up. Classes for all ages. “Chiang Mai ChinaTown”
complex, just off the Superhighway, left at the beginning of the Mae Rim/ Chang
Pueak exit road at the Chiang Mai ChinaTown sign, between the buildings. We are
at the back on the lower left side. 08 -1382-8124 (English) 08-7325-5476(Thai).
Instruction and Vegetarian Cooking Classes:
The Master Ruma Foundation and Meditation Center in Baan Pong 9AM Group
Meditation in the Light and Sound Method, Q&A for beginners, 11AM cooking class,
followed by free vegetarian 5-course meal. Sundays at Praipanwana Resort on the
Samoeng rd. 0878012117. [email protected]